Population by Ethnicity according to D.S. Division and Sector: 
Colombo District (Provisional)

D.S. Division and Sector

Total no. of persons

Ethnicity

Sinhalese

Sri Lanka Tamil

Indian Tamil

Sri Lanka Moor

Burgher

Malay

Sri Lanka Chetty

Bharatha

Other

Colombo

377,396

117,090

117,510

7,946

120,109

3,380

8,680

479

138

2,064

Urban

377,396

117,090

117,510

7,946

120,109

3,380

8,680

479

138

2,064

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

209,787

158,070

22,737

2,060

20,357

3,373

1,269

203

108

1,610

Urban

209,787

158,070

22,737

2,060

20,357

3,373

1,269

203

108

1,610

Hanwella

93,569

83,419

4,315

4,809

887

79

27

1

2

30

Urban

21,597

17,668

1,958

1,409

494

30

5

1

2

30

Rural

66,063

64,567

836

199

391

48

22

0

0

0

Estate

5,909

1,184

1,521

3,201

2

1

0

0

0

0

Homagama

183,782

180,094

1,320

267

613

587

792

29

11

69

Rural

183,782

180,094

1,320

267

613

587

792

29

11

69

Kaduwela

209,741

202,210

3,146

802

1,341

972

957

40

25

248

Rural

209,741

202,210

3,146

802

1,341

972

957

40

25

248

Kesbewa

207,307

202,390

1,614

320

774

1,334

655

29

20

171

Rural

207,307

202,390

1,614

320

774

1,334

655

29

20

171

Kolonnawa

160,417

124,290

12,657

1,097

19,103

868

1,941

23

29

409

Urban

55,341

31,498

11,206

820

10,517

391

663

4

6

236

Rural

105,076

92,792

1,451

277

8,586

477

1,278

19

23

173

Maharagama

180,112

173,253

2,043

455

1,371

1,509

1,152

76

25

228

Rural

180,112

173,253

2,043

455

1,371

1,509

1,152

76

25

228

Moratuwa

177,190

168,324

4,433

375

2,452

734

520

29

8

315

Urban

177,190

168,324

4,433

375

2,452

734

520

29

8

315

Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte

115,826

101,331

6,583

786

4,031

1,367

919

65

57

687

Urban

115,826

101,331

6,583

786

4,031

1,367

919

65

57

687

Padukka

54,395

52,095

344

1,018

850

35

47

0

0

6

Rural

52,990

51,562

290

200

850

35

47

0

0

6

Estate

1,405

533

54

818

0

0

0

0

0

0

Thimbirigasyaya

264,767

148,567

68,162

6,022

33,190

1,893

2,469

261

333

3,870

Urban

264,767

148,567

68,162

6,022

33,190

1,893

2,469

261

333

3,870

District Total

2,234,289

1,711,133

244,864

25,957

205,078

16,131

19,428

1,235

756

9,707

Urban

1,221,904

742,548

232,589

19,418

191,150

11,168

14,525

1,042

652

8,812

Rural

1,005,071

966,868

10,700

2,520

13,926

4,962

4,903

193

104

895

Estate

7,314

1,717

1,575

4,019

2

1

0

0

0

0